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Richmond County S.O. investigating two shootings
AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate shootings. The first shooting occurred on the 2700 Block of Raborn Dr involving a white female who chased after unknown subject(s) in her vehicle after they shot into her residence. The subject(s) then shot into the victim’s vehicle striking the female at least […]
Here’s the story behind viral video of Richmond County patrol car
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A video made the rounds on TikTok overnight, showing what appeared to be a stolen patrol car from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. The video has since been taken down, but it still raised questions. In a statement, the sheriff’s office clarified the patrol car was not stolen. We talked to the woman in the video and the woman who filmed it.
Crash on I-20 causes lane closures
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has responded a crash crash on Interstate 20 eastbound Thursday morning. According to dispatch, the call came in at 6:57 a.m. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Two lanes were blocked near mile marker 198 eastbound, according...
RCSO: TikTok video sparks investigation
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says it is aware of a TikTok video that it says shows a female behind the wheel of a patrol vehicle alluding it had been stolen. Sgt. Caleb Lee with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office says the Criminal Investigation Division opened...
Augusta man, woman charged with armed robbery at drug store
Two Augustans were arrested Tuesday after an armed robbery at Peach Orchard Drugs on the 2500 block of Peach Orchard Road. William Cyrie Simmons, 24, of Augusta, and Stacey Lopez, 18, of Augusta, are charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to a news release from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
2 teachers investigated over how they got students’ attention
MARTINEZ, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Two teachers at Stevens Creek Elementary are being investigated over techniques that don’t meet administrators’ approval. “We are notifying you of an investigation into the use of a sound-emitting video played in two classrooms,” parents were notified Wednesday in a letter from the Columbia County School District. “School administration was made aware of concerns regarding two teachers utilizing a sound frequency tone to get the attention of students in the class.”
City of Augusta purchases home of Rev. Charles T. Walker near Laney Walker Blvd.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)- It’s a house built in 1895 and belonged to Reverend Charles T. Walker. It’s a landmark in the Laney Walker district. “Reverend Walker was a very important person in Augusta and not only in Augusta really he was a world wide figure at one point,” said Eric Montgomery, Historic Augusta Inc. Executive […]
The Masters Makes Extremely Unpopular Decision on Dessert Menu Item
The Masters will be back in three weekends but one of the course’s popular dessert items will not be returning.The... The post The Masters Makes Extremely Unpopular Decision on Dessert Menu Item appeared first on Outsider.
Richmond County School Board votes to consolidate schools
RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - At the Tuesday, Mar. 21 board meeting, the Richmond County School Board voted to decommission two schools and consolidate students. The two schools that will be closed are Terrace Manor Elementary and Willis Foreman Elementary. Terrace Manor students will be reassigned to Wheeless Road Elementary and Willis Foreman students will be reassigned to Deer Chase and Hephizbah Elementary Schools. Both decommissioned schools will be repurposed by the school board at a later date.
Gold Cross terminates month to month contract with Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - Gold Cross EMS notified the city of Augusta that it plans to terminate its month-to-month contract, the Mayor's office confirms to FOX54. Based on the contract, Gold Cross is required to give city leaders a 30-day notice of contract termination. Gold Cross and the city have...
End of extra SNAP benefits impacting food banks and pantries
Getting food into the hands of families in order to end hunger in 25 counties is now becoming a bit harder for Golden Harvest Food Bank and many others. End of extra SNAP benefits impacting food banks and …. Getting food into the hands of families in order to end...
Augusta-area golf course, clubhouse stay separate after rezoning is upheld
A controversial zoning change in one of Columbia County’s most upscale neighborhoods stayed intact Tuesday, meaning a defunct golf course is still without its original clubhouse. Dozens of Jones Creek residents who packed the gallery at the Columbia County Board of Commissioners meeting left upset after their appeal to...
Grovetown couple charged with filing false SC tax returns, diverting more than $65K to their bank accounts
Officials in South Carolina have arrested a Grovetown couple on Wednesday, charging the husband with preparing false Income Tax returns in others' names and accusing the couple of diverting more than $65,000 in refunds to their separate bank accounts.
7 Evans Middle School students charged with possession
EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Several Evans Middle School students landed in trouble Wednesday over illegal substances, according to the Columbia County School District. Police were alerted to reports of students allegedly in possession of illegal substances at school, the district said in a letter to parents. Upon further investigation, seven...
Salvation Army finds helping the homeless goes deeper than food and shelter
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Most people are only a paycheck away from homelessness, says a spokesperson from the Salvation Army of Augusta – driving home how dire the problem can be. The Salvation Army is there to offer immediate relief as food, clothing, blankets, bedding and toiletries. But there’s...
Three people shot at Level 9 sports bar in Augusta
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a triple shooting early Tuesday. Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Caleb Lee reported two women and one man were shot at the Level 9 sports bar and grill on Damascus Road near the Augusta Municipal Golf Course. According to a news release, a deputy...
Richmond County school leaders vote to close 2 local schools
Blythe voters decided on a successor to the recently resigned mayor as well as a City Council member. A robber struck an Augusta drugstore Tuesday and got away not with money but with pharmaceuticals. Leaders refuse to appeal Jones Creek rezoning in Columbia County. Updated: 5 hours ago. Columbia County...
Columbia County Commission moves forward with study on becoming city
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - COLUMBIA COUNTY IS LOOKING INTO BECOMING A CITY. AT TUESDAY’S MEETING, THE COMMISSION VOTED 3-1 TO APPROVE A STUDY THAT WOULD LOOK INTO THe process. THE CITY OF HARLEM AND GROVETOWN ARE INDEPENDENT MUNICIPALITIES. BUT THERE’S LOT OF UNINCorPORATED AREAS IN THE COUNTY TOO....
North Augusta and Harlem High School battle at SRP Park
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Lacing up their cleats, putting on their gloves, and picking up their bats at SRP Park, has the power to create memories that will last a lifetime. “I think it’s pretty cool, getting to come out here and watch Harlem and North Augusta play some...
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions to hold recruitment fair in North Augusta
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is looking to hire today. They will be holding a recruitment fair Thursday afternoon. It’ll be from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the North Augusta Municipal Building on Georgia Avenue. They’re searching for engineers, IT professionals and managers. “On-the-spot” job offers may be available to […]
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